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Road reopens following Cuyahoga Falls motorcycle crash

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CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH (WOIO) -

A Cuyahoga Falls street reopened shortly after 7 a.m. following an early morning motorcycle accident.

The crash happened Wednesday just after 3:30 a.m.

Police tell 19 Action News a 38-year-old Cuyahoga Falls resident was traveling westbound on Portage Trail just west of 5th Street when he lost control of his motorcycle, went off the ride side of the roadway and struck a utility pole.

At the time of the crash, a Cuyahoga Falls Police Officer was a block away and witnessed the crash and immediately called for the Cuyahoga Falls Fire Department.

The cyclist was transported to Akron City Hospital with life-threatening injuries by the Cuyahoga Falls Fire Department.

Portage Trail was closed between 6th Street and 5th Street for several hours while the Summit Metro Crash team investigated the accident.

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